Cricket SA sacks Nyoka

2011-10-15 12:34

Cricket South Africa president Mtutuzeli Nyoka has been fired from his post for the second time this year.

Nyoka, who was not in attendance at a Cricket South Africa special general meeting in Kempton Park today, was given a vote of no confidence.

The cricket body’s chief executive, Gerald Majola, briefly left the meeting and told reporters outside that Cricket South Africa members were “voting in their new president”.

Nyoka was ousted in February after he made repeated calls for an independent inquiry into Cricket South Africa finances and bonuses paid to staff, including Majola.

He won a case at the High Court and was reinstated, and Cricket South Africa agreed to an independent KPMG audit.

Nyoka continued to call for action, however, after Majola was found to have breached the Companies’ Act in at least four instances.

Having announced last month it would attempt again to boot him from the federation’s top post, Cricket South Africa received the majority of support from provincial members in the weeks leading up to the meeting.

Only one of the 11 provincial administrative bodies – the Northerns Cricket Union – publicly stated it would support the Cricket South Africa president.

Nyoka had been accused of disregarding majority decisions of the Cricket South Africa’s board and damaging its reputation.

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